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20 03, 2020

Leaders Share Best Practices to Support Economy Through Pandemic

By |2020-03-25T16:24:24-07:00March 20th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT (March 20, 2020) – Governor Gary R. Herbert and industry leaders shared strategies, ideas and best practices to combat and mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus. Some ideas include: using take out at restaurants; scheduling shopping, home viewings, and other necessary and appropriate gatherings; and, maintaining social distance at all [...]

17 03, 2020

Governor Convenes Economic Response Task Force

By |2020-03-25T16:25:19-07:00March 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|1 Comment

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (MARCH 17, 2020) — Governor Gary R. Herbert convened the first meeting of the Economic Response Task Force, a subcommittee of the COVID-19 Task Force, today as part of his overarching plan to respond decisively to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus. Leaders in the community attended via teleconference and in [...]

17 03, 2020

SBA Disaster Declaration for Utah

By |2020-03-17T14:53:44-07:00March 17th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|Comments Off on SBA Disaster Declaration for Utah

Earlier today the Small Business Administration approved the Governor’s request for an SBA Disaster Declaration for the state of Utah. Administrator Jovita Carranza approved the request for the primary counties of Salt Lake, San Juan, Summit, Utah, Wasatch, Washington and Wayne. The contiguous counties of Carbon, Daggett, Davis, Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Juab, Kane, [...]

12 03, 2020

Derek Miller: Chamber Supports Governor’s Preventative Measures for Health and Economic Security

By |2020-03-12T16:44:02-07:00March 12th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Dear Chamber Member: As a member of the Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force, I want to share with you new measures to prevent and protect against the coronavirus that were shared today in a press conference held by Governor Herbert and Lt. Governor Cox. Those recommendations include: Restricting gatherings for the next two weeks: Voluntarily limit [...]

5 12, 2019

Congressman Ben McAdams: Job-creating U.S. Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming

By |2019-12-05T11:30:48-07:00December 5th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring—an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as professional and business services, and information lead the way. To help keep our economic engine humming, I recently voted to renew the U.S. export credit agency to [...]

2 08, 2018

CEO Success Stories: Governor Gary Herbert

By |2020-01-09T09:37:59-07:00August 2nd, 2018|Blog, CEO Success Stories, News & Press, Podcast, Policy|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber has created a new podcast called "CEO Success Stories." In every episode Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with a top CEO from across the state to hear from them their leadership philosophy, best practices and lessons learned. If you have ideas or [...]

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